Netanyahu vows to run in next election, boost Likud
Barkat: I will not report to Elkin and add another layer of government bureaucracy
Haredi parties working to gain access to Education Ministry's summer day camp program
Haredi parties call Yisrael Beytenu, Yesh Atid 'evil' for saying yeshiva students should work
Leaving Tel Aviv behind
Crowd-funding his way to culinary cinema
Comedy: Talking to Todd
Comedy for Koby kicks it up a notch
Israeli coach David Blatt leads Cleveland Cavaliers to NBA finals
Sinai says: Despite domestic treble for Mac TA, fate of coach Pako still up in the air
Jubilant Jerusalem thrilled with return to European competition
Israeli judo team treated poorly in Morocco
Rivlin honors families of organ donors
Residents evacuated from central Israel moshav hit hard by blaze
Three homes burn down, 6 injured by smoke as fires rage throughout country
International community must hold Hamas accountable, says Col. Kemp
IAF chief plays down fears of Egypt buying Russian air-defense systems
President Rivlin: I do not object to Israeli negotiations with Hamas
Gaza deters Israel, not the other way around, Haniyeh says
Blair steps down after 8 years as Quartet envoy
German party lifts requirement for Muslim students to visit concentration camps
Analysis: The Holocaust as a political issue
Aziz leaves post as director of UK Zionist Federation
Professor accused of anti-Semitism not fired over scuffle
Israeli consul in Budapest called a ‘dirty Jew’
Analysis: Forgotten facts and distorted history of the Mideast
Leader of Syrian al-Qaida wing says aiming to take Damascus
Hamas blasts 'unfair' Amnesty report alleging war crimes in Gaza
Powers question deadline for final Iran nuclear agreement
Amnesty: Hamas guilty of war crimes against Palestinians during Gaza war
World No Tobacco Day to be marked on Sunday
Rambam Medical Center's AID seminar aims to save lives in Africa, create goodwill abroad
Mental health professionals threaten strike, accusing Health Ministry 'of contempt'
Health authority chief resigns after Litzman stymies planned agency
Environmentalists claim victory as sand mining to stop at Samar
Netanyahu on natural gas: We will not repeat mistakes of other countries
Kahlon recuses himself from gas sector
Experts call for urgent construction of wastewater treatment facilities in West Bank
From a school in Ashdod to Israel's leading high-tech company
Tech Talk: Israel is a Kickstarter superpower
Most influential Jewish innovators, entrepreneurs
Jimmy Wales wants Wikipedia to change the world, again
‘Brand psychology is effective for business and politics alike’
Israel gains ground in competitiveness ranking
Your investments: The magic of compound interest
Israel, China to boost trade with new tax agreement
US states represented in Israel: Smart move
Europe and Israel's refugee crisis
A good defense requires a good offense, even in cyberspace
The saddest show on earth
WASHINGTON WATCH: Does he or doesn’t he?
Books: Irascible Rothko
Satellites that tango
Ride to health
Time for change
Book Review: Flickering Israel
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Book Review: A novel approach to the Bible
Parenting: The elephant in the living room
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Grapevine: Full house at the Great Synagogue
Letters in lines
Grapevine: Intermingled history
From ‘Backyard’ to front lawn
Pompeii in the Galilee
The Reshaping of the Middle East
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The pope pines for pizza, peace of mind and the soccer pitch
Thousands of Christians flock to Jerusalem for Pentecost
Christians in the Middle East rank high on Peoples Under Threat list
Christian Zionist in Israel filming anti-BDS movie
Debate simmers over whether pope called Abbas an ‘angel of peace’
New Occupational Therapy Room and Garden for the Galilee Medical Center
Landscaping Absorption Centers with Ethiopian Immigrants
Holocaust Day Ceremony Honoring the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
Pedaling Along the Tel Aviv Shore
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
Expo 2015: Italian Journalists Tour the Arava
President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
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The Shamir Drilling Project
Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
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JNF Ontario Community Mission Tours the Western Negev
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant
Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
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Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
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"Political horizon is completely closed with this new settler government," PLO leader says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Calling coalition extreme, Erekat says it will be counteractive to "peace and stability" in region.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Instead of waiting in notoriously long lines at branches, customers can register online or via the postal app.
By NIV ELIS
Steinitz calls compromise outline over Leviathan "balanced, responsible and appropriate."
By SHARON UDASIN
After almost a year of failing to get the government-approved National Government Hospital Authority off the ground, its director Esther Dominissini resigns.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Environmental Protection Ministry recommends residents take precautions: reduce standing water, use insect repellants, install window screens.
Sa nomination fait grincer les dents. La nouvelle ministre de la Justice va devoir prouver qu’elle est autre chose qu’une belle plante
By SARAH HONIG
La décision d’Avigdor Liberman d’entrer dans l’opposition place Benjamin Netanyahou dans une position délicate, à l’heure des grands défis diplomatiques
By HERB KEINON
Après avoir été sacré grand prêtre de la politique, Netanyahou conduira finalement
une coalition étroite. Entouré de rivaux plus hostiles que jamais, son leadership est menacé
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
L’histoire l’a prouvé. L’union nationale n’est pas une mauvaise option. Souvenez-vous de Shimon Peres et d’Itzhak Shamir
By ARYE MEKEL
Le scrutin approche et deux principaux scénarios se profilent. Au jeu des alliances, qui a le plus de chance de former une coalition stable ? Sachant qu’en politique israélienne, rien n’est vraiment prévisible…
By YONI DAYAN
Moshé Kahlon pourrait bien tenir entre ses mains la composition du futur gouvernement
By LESLIE SUSSER
Israël se dirige, si aucun bouleversement de dernière minute ne survient, vers des élections anticipées. La campagne est lancée. Retour sur les différents partis en course, les unions scellées en coulisse, les stratégies et les prévisions
By EVE HAKIMI
Livni reporte le vote de la loi sur la nationalité. Israël Beiteinou bloque celle sur la TVA à 0%. Lapid menace. Netanyahou et Bennett trépignent. La coalition est-elle sur le point d’exploser?
By SYLVIE BERGER
That depends on how you define democracy – which is why the ‘Jewish vs. democratic’ debate has become so fraught.
By EVELYN GORDON
Tamir Nir, set to replace Rachel Azaria, is looking forward to working fulltime for the city.
By NAAMA BARAK
New city council member Aaron Leibowitz hopes to bring about change in the capital.
By PEGGY CIDOR
Having learned his lesson from his last, short-lived, government, Benjamin Netanyahu
is taking six steps to bring about political peace and quiet.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Knesset Speaker finds it unacceptable to go on break right after elections, seeks to change schedule.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Zionist Union co-leader expresses concern over election results in radio interview.
Opposition to Eli Yishai's new party to Otzma was partly driven by the position of Rabbi Tzvi Tau.
By JEREMY SHARON
Minister-Without-Portfolio Bennie Begin will most likely have to leave the cabinet.
Cabinet approves long list of deputy ministers.
Tensions between Netanyahu and Erdan intensified Monday when the latter vowed to fight to dismantle the Bezeq Internet infrastructure monopoly.
Likud lawmaker takes over from Yisrael Beytenu MK, who held position for six years.
By SAM SOKOL
Motion, proposed by Yesh Atid, falls by a 59-56 vote.
Both Shas and Bayit Yehudi sought control of the ministry during the recent coalition negotiations.
Reform by Kulanu head Kahlon could be stymied by former interior minister.
The new petition is based on the Movement for the Quality of Government’s hope that now that ministers are appointed, court will more seriously consider disqualifying Deri, Galant.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Appointment of right-wing Likud MK to post sends mixed signals and proposes the question of what could have been.
Likud ministers battle over seats; Erdan threatens to stay out
Survey conducted by Smith Polling Institute finds that 52% of respondents say deal with UTJ included too many concessions.
Faction argues two sections of Likud-Bayit Yehudi coalition deal are illegal.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Respondents believe Kahlon will fail to fix housing crisis.
Faction steps back from responsibility for religion and state issues.
Court cases, parliamentary maneuvers postpone swearing-in of next coalition.
Bennett: “We will look out for the common good”; Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan to serve as deputy defense minister.
High Court of Justice is set to respond by Monday morning to petition filed by Yesh Atid, requesting injunction to halt enlarging cabinet.
MK adviser to ‘Post’: The majority of Druse serve in the army with many in combat units; “If we are good enough to go to war, we are good enough to be in the government.”
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Multiple Likud MKs have reportedly told PM that they want to know which portfolio they will receive before they commit to vote to expand cabinet.
Faction leader Herzog says he will seek to retain role as opposition leader opposition.
Bayit Yehudi MK, 39, is not a lawyer and the same steadfastness of purpose which has made her popular on the Right have earned her jeers on the Left.
Throughout Netanyahu's political career, there have been those who served under him and felt wronged by him.
Faction leader Naftali Bennett's demand comes ahead of Wednesday's midnight deadline to form a new government.
Yisrael Beytenu leader makes announcement ahead of Wednesday morning deadline to form a new government.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JEREMY SHARON
PM Netanyahu has until Wednesday at 8 p.m. to inform President Reuven Rivlin that he has formed a government.
Kahlon, not UTJ to sign first coalition deal, as early as Tuesday.
Negotiating teams to present draft agreements to faction leaders for approval.
PM’s message noted that not only do Druse cooperate in blood, but they are partners in building the holy land of Israel.
Legislation would add politicians to Supreme Court judicial selection panel.
By GIL HOFFMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
PM faces criticism as deadline to form new government approaches; premier meets with Kulanu leader Kahlon on Monday night.
Herzog continues to claim reports of a meeting with Netanyahu are untrue.
Sources close to Bayit Yehudi leader say PM had agreed to appoint Bennett defense minister but reserved the right to try to persuade him to take Foreign Ministry instead.
Shas is currently in advanced negotiations with the Likud party to enter the next coalition government, with Deri seeking the Interior portfolio.
PM and his finance minister-designate meet for three hours in effort to work out differences and enable the formation of a new government.
"Netanyahu has the right to close a deal with Herzog. We wouldn't be part of such a government."
New Zionist Union MK seeks to bolster agriculture, strengthen the periphery and improve ties between local and national government.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Shas leader Arye Deri Tuesday night and marathon coalition talks will take place next week.
It could take a splitting solution to end the coalition conundrum that has become a splitting headache.
Demand could result in a confrontation with the Supreme Court and US President Barack Obama.
The large majority of haredi boys are taught extremely basic Maths and English in elementary school and virtually none in high school.
Only one party is scheduled to meet with Likud representatives during Passover break.
New MK Merav Ben Ari of Kulanu wants to deal with social issues on a national level.
Speaking ahead of the swearing-in of the new Knesset, Rivlin said the outgoing government was limited in its ability to serve the public and the new one needed to start working.
"Bayit Yehudi is a central partner in this coalition and there's no reason that this should not go forward," says MK Yariv Levin, a member of the Likud negotiation team.
Fisher: For first time ever parents intend to exercise right to influence 25% of school curriculum.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
54-year-old Bayit Yehudi MK's medical condition had worsened significantly on Sunday.
By GIL HOFFMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Channel 10 reporter Raviv Drucker was accused of first leaking the documents which charge the prime minister with accepting flights funded by wealthy associates.
By HERB KEINON,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Yisrael Beytenu says that the investigation is an attempt to harm the party given that it comes at the height of an election campaign.
By BEN HARTMAN
The highest average wages were paid out to Israeli state-owned firms, starting with the ports in Haifa, where workers earned NIS 28,790 per month.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,NIV ELIS
Political turmoil will dampen economic growth and hinder fiscal planning, says credit agency Moody's.
Foreign minister calls for a new government that could work together to overcome a myriad of challenges facing.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,GIL HOFFMAN
Yesh Atid MK says more focus needs to be placed on foreign affairs.
Labor leader says it is likely elections are on the way as current coalition faces crisis.
Lapid refuted headlines in Sunday's "Yediot Aharonot" that claimed he had given Netanyahu an ultimatum threatening elections.
When parties are weak both democracy and governance suffer; Israel must reform its nationwide proportional representation system
By GIDEON RAHAT
Israel has some reason for concern, though little is likely to change in near future.
‘Metro’ profiles six candidates who hope to draw on their local political experience in the 20th Knesset.
By SHULY WASSERSTROM,TAMARA ZIEVE,SAM SOKOL
Citing personal reasons, Mustafa is the first minister to quit since the formation of a unity government with Hamas.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Robert Malley, US negotiator at Camp David, has drawn criticism on all sides both for blaming failure of Camp David talks on Palestinians, while also suggesting Israel engage with Hamas.
The Bible itself recognized that ridding of corruption is central to our entitlement to live in the land.
By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
The difficulty in picking out a proper leader may also be seen in the fact that the first king of Israel, Saul, also had to be replaced.
By REUVEN HAMMER
"Post"'s diplomatic reporter discusses European ruling to take Hamas off list of terror organizations; religious affairs reporter explains implications of Shas's loss of Yishai.
By FRONTLINES PODCAST
"Post"'s deputy managing editor discusses ramifications of death of Palestinian official following clashes with IDF; environmentalist assesses impact of oil spill in southern Israel.
As Israel heads to early elections, 'Post's political correspondent predicts what Israelis can expect from new government; op-ed editor discusses segregated Arab, Jewish education.
Throughout my term in the Knesset, people would approach me and ask for “coalition funds” for themselves or for organizations that they represented.
By DOV LIPMAN
The problem is a complete divide within the nation, where half the nation is on one side, and half the nation is on the other side.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
It’s hard writing about a new government when you can’t find it.
By LIAT COLLINS
Government coalition agreements inevitably end up looking like a collection of wish lists presented by the different coalition partners in exchange for their political support.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
In every election, millions of votes go to waste as Labor voters in staunch Conservative areas, or vice versa, futilely cast their ballot with no ability to influence the final outcome.
By JEFF BARAK
Following weeks of unedifying horse-trading, threats and extortions, compounded by personal malice, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has finally cobbled together an untenable coalition.
By ISI LEIBLER
Israel’s diverse population in its early years simply didn’t ‘clump’ in clean geographic regions. It still doesn’t.
By BRIAN BLUM
The president should not muse in public, only in private, as otherwise musing is transformed into policy.
By YOAV J. TENEMBAUM
Why are we going to the polls? It’s personal; the politicians get up each other’s noses.